A Hidden Gem

Truly a hidden gem, this beautifully renovated 1860’s Colonial offers a perfect blend of vintage charm, modern amenities and beautiful, private property.   The first floor has an updated country-style kitchen open to a large family room with a fireplace, today’s sought-after layout, plus a huge dining room, the perfect setting for casual or formal entertaining.  A convenient office/homework alcove with a full bathroom, is conveniently located just off the kitchen.  Also on the first level is a quiet study with built-ins and a fireplace, a cozy screened front porch to enjoy on warm summer evenings, and a separate indoor heated lap pool room, great for a relaxing ‘spa day’ in the comfort of your own home. The second floor has five bedrooms, two newly renovated full bathrooms and a laundry room.   Enjoy comfort and space in the master suite with two huge walk-in closets, and an elegantly appointed master bathroom.  The third floor ‘bonus’ room is a terrific exercise room, home office, or hobby room with great natural light. The lower level offers a recreation room and storage.

 Numerous amenities of this special offering include newer heating and cooling systems, insulated windows, two fireplaces, two completely renovated new bathrooms, a two car garage….to name a few.  Enjoy this home’s prime location in Summit’s Franklin Elementary School district with one half acre of beautiful, private property all walking distance to NYC trains, pool, shops and schools.



  • Circa 1860 Colonial with two additions 1999, 12 Rooms, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, ½ Acres of beautiful, private property
  • Country-style kitchen with pine cabinets, center island with breakfast bar, slate countertop & sink, tiled backsplash, separate eating area, wood floor, recessed lighting, open to family room
  • Appliances include a new Bosch dishwasher, Kenmore refrigerator, Thermador 4-burner gas stove, instant hot/cold water at sink
  • Family Room with wood floor, raised hearth marble wood burning fireplace, recessed lighting, crown molding, ceiling fan, overlooks patio/yard, door to courtyard patio off pool
  • Dining Room, exceptionally large, wood floor, crown molding, recessed lighting
  • Office/Homework alcove conveniently located off Kitchen with built-in double desks, shelving, & drawers, wood floors, full bathroom with shower stall
  • Study with original wide plank wood flooring, wood burning stove insert, original marble mantle, floor-to-ceiling oversized windows, built-in shelving and cabinets
  • Front porch with removable screening, cozy seasonal living
  • Sun-filled indoor ‘Endless Lap Pool’ Room with windows on three sides, skylights, vaulted ceiling, tiled floor, pool shower, door to private courtyard patio


  • Spacious Master Suite with two huge walk-in closets, ceiling fan
  • New marble Master Bathroom with furniture-style double vanity, two medicine cabinets, claw foot soaking tub, marble shower stall
  • Four additional bedrooms with ample closet storage, ceiling fans
  • New marble Full Bathroom in hallway, furniture-style double vanity, shower over a tub with subway tiled enclosure
  • Laundry Room with new washer/dryer, built-in shelving


  • ‘Bonus’ Room presently used as  an exercise room, skylights, built-in shelving, eave storage
  • Separate zone of heat and air conditioning
  • Walk-in attic storage room, whole house fan & thermostatic fan


  • Recreation room, storage/utility room/Bilco doors to outside


  • Exterior painted – 2011
  • Two completely renovated full bathrooms on second floor - 2013
  • Gas Forced Air Heating & Central Air Conditioning system – Main House – new 2009
  • Heat Pump – Heat/Air Conditioning – third floor – new 2012
  • Separate Heat & Air Conditioning – Indoor Pool Room
  • Built-in speakers – Family Room, Kitchen, Dining Room & Pool Room
  • Thermal pane insulated replacement windows throughout
  • Two wood burning fireplaces (one with wood burning stove)
  • Transfer switch for generator use – new 2013
  • New Bosche dishwasher 2015, New washer/dryer – 2014
  • Sprinkler system
  • Two car detached garage/barn
  • Beautiful property, private backyard, blue stone patio, pathways and flowering plantings throughout, walk to train, pool, Franklin School



Note: Tax Address 52 Division Avenue, Mailing

Postal Address 75 Valley View Avenue - Block 2902, Lot 32

 Assessed Value  $538,200

Taxes 2014:  $22,109

Property Size: .5 Acres (see survey)

 Franklin Elementary School district